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>> that he made quote sexist remark about her boss? we begin with new details on the american man suspected of leading the disturbingly successful and critical part of the terror campaign, the social media effort by the world's most dangerous terror group, isis. trace ghallager is live with more. >> the suspect is a 34-year-old that grew up in a wealthy boston suburb, attended private schools and made the dean's list at northeastern university. in 2004, investigators say he and others went to learn how to kill u.s. soldiers in iraq the feds say his two
co-conspirators became the media wing of al qaeda in iraq, which evolved into isis. he came back to the u.s. and went back to college, graduating with a computer science degree from the university of massachusetts but the fbi says while studying they were trying to amass automatic weapons to shoot up a boston mall, planning to kill two unnamed members of the executive branch and trying to recruit like-minded young people in the boston area the co-conspirator was arrested. abusamir pled the u.s. for syria. now, abc news is reporting he joined isis and using his flewancy in arabic to use full
production videos he's among the fbi's most wanted terrorist. $50,000 reward for his return to the u.s. and on the table and this audio sample of what they call his high voice. listen. >> if they don't have a warrant sh they don't have a right to do that. make sure you tell your mom about that. you know what i'm say something >> the feds believe he is now living in syria with his wife and daughter and remains intent on killing americans and dieing on the battlefield for allah. >> joining me now is seth jones, who work forward various special operations command a member of the international security and defense center and author of hunting in the shadows, good to see you tonight. so this man is grew up in
boston, then becomes radicalized we're told is a point man for isis? >> looks like he's an a point man. it's playing a major role he's got computer savvy skills and speaks fluent english and arabic he's able to get the message out to americans and others making it dangerous. >> now, we've got a guy from boston is relatively young guy, working to spread these videos of of beheadings, and
propaganda. how, how does an american kid with a dad from a well respected doctor at mass general wind up like this? doing this? >> well, the radical process was partly online, involved in these internet jihadist chat rooms, following and down loading you tube videos of prominent jihadist clerics the social media forum has become critical to the process from american soil now, which makes the stuff isis is doing so dangerous they can make their way into american homes. >> it's ironic. they use it to recruit him. he uses it to recruit others we heard from core al qaeda today, the one that parted way was isis not too long ago in a
video released by their leader. they're focused on attacking america. isis and it's leader claims they're focused on attacking america. here he is in front of the curtain. i ask whether this is al qaeda, trying to remain relevant, and who, which of the groups are we most-concerned about now? >> right now, i would say the most-serious plots are coming from the yemen branch that and then, looks like core al qaeda has stuff underway based out of turkey now targeting europe and u.s. homeland boy say right now, al qaeda group does appear to have ongoing plots. does make them more dangerous the fact we have westerners and americans in syria is a more long-term concern. >> last question is this. first, do you think okay, al
qaeda and isis don't get along and like each other. then, you think they're in a power struggle to prove who is bigger. and that, i mean, how focused are they on attacking the united states in order to claim that prize? >> well, they're in competition to some degree with each other. and we've seen al qaeda's affiliate engaged in active combat in various parts. would say, increasingly they're now striking targets in the region and overseas making isis a growing concern. >> seth, good to see you >> thank you. >> tracking these concerns at home and overseas we're reminded of warnings we've heard in 2007. america fighting iraq war.
president bush had just ordered issued this o surge in iraq. assessment of what happens if we did that. >> i know some in washington would like to start leaving iraq now. begin withdrawing before commanders tell us we're ready would be dangerous for iraq, the region and united states. it means surrendering the future of iraq to al qaeda. it means we'd be risking mass killings and allow terrorists to establish a save haven in iraq to replace one in afghanistan. mean increasing in probability american troops would have to return to confront an enemy that is more dangerous. >> wow, a fellow at american
enterprise institute was president bush's chief speech writer at the time. how eerie. i mean it's point by point by point what we're seeing today, mark. general austin wanted to keep 24,000 troops in iraq. president bush said if we did that, there would be mass killings execution. women and children being buried alive. beheadings of american jurntists president bush said if we withdrew before being ready al qaeda would establish a safe safen, now controlling a swath of territory the size of
belguim. >> that is one that american troops that would increase the probability to confront an enemy that is more dangerous. it was never, defenders say it's not that they enjoy war or want to keep shedding american blood. is that we've done a lot and want to hold on to games we've had. >> that is right. this is when everybody was saying the surge can't work. >> and that iraq war was lost. >> absolutely. and hillary clinton opposed it because she didn't want to lose the presidential primary in iowa.
al qaeda in iraq, isis was defeated militarily and ideologically because the sunni masses joined america to drive them out. >> addressing this mess to put the blame on the bush administration here he is. >> because of what happens in the vacuum of syria, as well as the battle hardened devices of al qaeda in iraq it's going to take time to be able to roll back. >> he needs to have a discussion with millry clinton. he says that vacuum in syria was caused by him doing nothing.
we had our boot on their neck. he did it and he withdrew forces. and that is what happened. they used that as a recruiting area. and they entered into iraq again he was being briefed for a year from this threat. he's got nobody to blame for the chaos today. >> it's unbelievable to listen to. >> mark, good to see you tonight. >> thank you. >> we'll post that on our web site. we'll have additional information just ahead on this man from boston tonight specked of being a key player with isis z reports of increased activity on terror web sites around the world. and, the state department versus bill o'reilly? really? new fallout up next. and later the story behind the
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with all due respect, you don't have to comment on this, that woman looks way out of her depth over there. just the way she delivers -- it just doesn't look like she has the gravitas for that job. >> that was bill o'reilly last night addressing state department spokesperson jen psaki. apparently he had nerve because today her colleague accused o'reilly of being unclassy and said this about mr. bill. >> i think that when the anchor of a leading cable news show uses quite frankly sexist, personally offensive language that i actually don't think they would ever use about a man against a person that shares this podium with me, i think i have an obligation and i think it's important to step up and say that's not okay. >> howard, my first thought when she said that, howie, that he would never use this language was, hello marie, meet bill.
apparently she doesn't watch "the factor" a lot. and i'll kick it off with this example. watch. >> josh earnest, okay, he looks to me to be befuddled. i mean, jay carney you may not have liked him but looked like he understood the process. mr. earnest doesn't look like he has a lot of credibility. >> sort of an equal opportunity critic. go ahead, how wi. >> you stole my line. i was going to say i've heard bill criticize jay carney a time or two. >> and got it bad there. >> yeah, the spokesman. o'reilly started this fight and marie harf is entitled to defend her boss. he was saying she looks like she was having trouble doing her job. there wasn't anything in those comments remotely resemble sexism. >> it's playing the victim.
something always uncomfortable for a man to defend or whatever because you have the ism. he's not too impressed by jen psa psaki. the truth is she's been criticized in many corners in the past for hash tag diplomacy, like united for ukraine and people are looking at her saying what are you doing the state department spokesperson, act like you've been there before. >> right. well, you know, we can debate whether o'reilly was a tad harsh in assessing her whole performance. >> oh, please. >> but when you put yourself out there. when you are the spokesman for the united states department of state, you have to accept criticism. >> this should be alone. when you become the spokesperson for any, you know, organization -- never mind state department, you should not allow to be doing this and then tweeting it out. >> well, it kind of makes me think of if somebody were to criticize you as a primetime cable news anchor, you're picking on a girl because you would fight back.
>> that's a joke. i'm a public person. and people can rip on me all they want. and as somebody -- what was it? who said it what people think of me is none of my business. so that's what a lot of people on twitter are saying about marie. because jen psaki didn't come out and take issue with it. the underling did. and they said grow up, marie. and they said you should be worried about the terrorists beheading americans and not focused on bill o'reilly. >> it is kind of a side show. i'm sure some of her colleagues were not fans of fox news or high-fiving her over this. seems like bill kind of brushed up. he did invite both of them onto "the factor." we'll see if that happens. the main point here is let's have a healthy debate back and forth. they don't like o'reilly, fine. he doesn't like them, fine. let's not drag sexism. >> and by the way it was betty davis. what people think of me is none of my business. good to see you. >> same here. for those looking for more
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he will not explain that it's radicalism. he will not explain or concede -- >> language coming from the obama administration as of late as the president talks about a terror group that vows allegiance to a radical form of islam and kills some of its victi victims. the president seems focused on how he defines this group. listen. >> what we know is there are extremist who is have moved into the vacuum. iraq needs additional support to break the momentum of extremist groups. extremists like isil. it also means that states in the region stop being ambivalent about these extremist groups. >> joining me now human rights attorney and director of the law fair project brooke goldstein. extremists, why doesn't that get it done? >> you know, i agree with charles in the sense of the
language that the obama administration is using to describe the very real and imminent threat posed by groups like isis is naive at best and deceptive at its very worst. the administration continues consistently to deny the three basic elements of islamist terrorism. number one, that it's theologically motivated. >> the islamist part. >> exactly. that it is a global threat. we are engaged in a global war. and the third element is that they're engaged in acts of terrorism. these are not extremists, they believe the quran commands them because they have a very literal interpretation of the quran to engage in acts of violence to establish a global worldwide caliphate. >> the administration has spoken in part in the past about its language choices saying they don't want to use the war on terror phrase, they think it's inflammatory. they feel it inflates al qaeda's own view of itself to talk about them as engaged in this global
war. and with respect to the islamist piece of it, the president himself came out and suggested language matters, we can have legitimate disagreements but still be respectful and said to the broader muslim world we want to offer the hand of friendship. he doesn't want to sound like he's alienating an entire religion. >> it's a wonderful theory, but there's absolutely no denying islamist terrorism exists results in a reduction of islamist terrorism at home, home grown, radicalization or abroad. it's not us that brought islam into the narrative. it's those that kill in the name of islam who are the ones who are self-described islamist terrorists. and the president of the united states, it's not his job to engage in a theological debate what is islam, what isn't islam, what is extreme, what is not extreme. it's his job to articulate the threat, to identify it, to speak to the american public honestly and to do something to keep us
safe. instead we are engaged in these debates -- >> do you think it speaks to his world view that as soon as he was inaugurated he was going to improve our safety and calm the situation in the muslim world. then he took office saying i was elected to end wars, not start them. he's been very reticent and many believe rightfully so to go into syria, take back. does it all speak to the same world view? >> well, you know, the obama administration has actually engaged in a very calculated strategy to neuter the ability of our counterterrorism community and law enforcement to defeat islamist terrorism. they have struck islam and jihad from all counterterrorism training manuals, any manual that ties al qaeda to the first world trade center bombings has been purged. they have fired fbi officials
like lieutenant colonel dooley, and they have blacklisted pentagon officials because they're deemed islamist. and the people advising the fbi on what to do with -- are people appointed by the obama administration to the department of homeland security as advisor and heads the islamic society of north america, which is a muslim brotherhood friend group. this is the type of person advising our administration on how not to defeat the threat of islamist terrorism. >> brooke, thank you. >> thank you. up next, more on our top story about an american from boston linked to isis and now described as a critical player for that terror group. plus, james rosen is here next on the increased chatter on terror websites just a week out from 9/11. and then later, the story behind the procedure that may have led to the death of joan rivers today as we look at both her legacy and what went wrong here.
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he is a pointman. i don't think we've confirmed yet that he is the point man, but he is playing a major role. this is important for two reasons. one, he's got computer savvy skills that he honed in the united states at northeastern. second, he speaks fluent english and arabic. so he's able to communicate these on social media forums and get this message out from isis to americans and other westerners making him extremely dangerous. >> that was our lead guest tonight seth jones, member of the international security and defense policy center with the rand corporation talking about our top story. an american now reportedly linked to isis and on the run. ahmad abousamra is said to be a key player behind the terrorists social media campaign which has
been very effective. this comes as we get reports tonight of a significant increase in chatter among islamic terrorist organizations just a week out from 9/11. our chief washington correspondent james rosen is live at the state department tonight with the details. james. >> reporter: megyn, good evening. senior state department officials caution us against connecting these heightened terror levels to this upcoming anniversary of 9/11, but they do not dispute we are in a period of heightened concern right now about the possibility of attacks on western homelands. king abdullah told a reception of diplomats last week that he is "certain that if the jihadists presently wreaking havoc in syria and iraq are neglected, they will reach europe within a month and america a month after that." those comments were particularly arresting because it is so rare for the saudi monarch to speak publicly on this topic. also last week british prime minister david cameron announced his country's joint terrorism analysis center had decided to raise the uk's threat level from
substantial to severe, the first time in three years that that level of alarm has been registered by british authorities. u.s. intelligence sources tell fox news that was prompted by concerns over foreign fighters returning from the battlefields in syria and iraq. and then just today the leader of al qaeda and a master mind of the 9/11 attacks perhaps fearing a loss of status to isis as the face of global terrorism announced aq has opened up a new branch office, if you will, on the indian subcontinent. >> i'm not going to characterize the level of chatter in any way. i don't think that's a productive use of doing so publicly. but we're always vigilant. we're always looking for threats. but i don't think these specific comments have been tied to that anniversary. >> one other point, there have been some point that isis has been established presence in mexico and planning attacks on the u.s. from there. intelligence officials i've spoken to say there's no there
there. >> james, good to see you. meanwhile, new reaction from the soldiers on the ground in iraq as they follow events in washington. president obama yesterday said he wanted to reduce isis to a manageable problem. hours later his vice president joe biden appeared to give a very different message. >> we will follow them to the gates of hell until they are brought to justice. because hell is where they will reside. hell is where they will reside. >> meantime our own bret baier reported he is receiving feedback from troops -- special ops person who has connection with troops on the ground who say "frustration and confusion reign right now." that their commander in chief has deployed them back into harm's way with a defensive mission to only defend u.s. facilities against isis. that's not a u.s. problem to solve. and the iraqis must get their
act together politically. joining me now retired four-star jen jack keane, chairman of the institute for the study of war. that's a nonpartisan independent group that works with the government on how to respond to threats and executing military operations. general, good to see you. so the troops in iraq are frustrated, some expressing frustration with the president. why? >> well, first of all, when troops deploy overseas, they always feel good about it. morale's high. and they want to get something done. and they know what they've done in the past, they have a sense of accomplishment and achievement. but you put your finger on it, they've been given a sensely defensive missions without a goal. so we're protecting facilities even our air forces are doing largely defensive air attacks to protect critical infrastructure to protect irbil as opposed to doing a very aggressive and comprehensive air campaign throughout iraq and syria. so that over time that leads to
frustration because they start saying to themselves what am i doing here. and a great thing about our troops is they're loyal, they're disciplined, they're courageous and they're also very thoughtful. as a collective group they're quite amazing. and they're certainly not robotic. so american troops they speak their mind. and they will speak their mind to their leaders. and as a leader myself we never looked on it as disloyalty. they are americans. and they speak and they think and we react to that. so that's what's taken place here. >> and unlike the rest of us, not you, but people like me, they actually had to do it. they're the ones that actually had to go in and take care of these barbarians when given the order. let me ask you about tharks the message between the commander in chief and his vice president were very different yesterday. seems like according to this quote they don't really believe the vice president. they believe the president who thinks, you know, well, maybe we can manage it. we'll see. and they don't really believe
vice president biden with, we'll follow them to the gates of hell. the quote given was chase them to the gates of hell, how the blank are we going to do that when we can't even leave the front gate of our base? >> they are involved in a world, many of them have been there multiple times to iraq and afghanist afghanistan. they have seen the pattern of behavior by the president escalating the war in afghanistan at the same time making a decision when we're going to get out and telling our enemies that and tying general petraeus' hand behind his back, pulling troops out in 2011, not responding to the request of his secretary of defense, secretary of state and director of the cia to arm and train the free syrian army in 2012, and then not responding with air strikes. they've seen that entire pattern.
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but we walk. you always in the front row, look at you. oh! you have knockers, i have doorbells. so for my time it was very shocking. >> some great moments from legendary comedian joan rivers whose career spanned decades as a comedian, tv host, actress and author. rivers died today after complications from a routine throat procedure on august 28th. we're going to
but tonight the world mourns a woman who made us laugh and at times made us cringe for some 55 years. watch. >> you're 30 years old, you're not married, an old maid. a man 30 years old, not married, he's a catch. >> once considered the heir to johnny carson's late-night throne, she paved the way for many late-night comedians. today rickl es said our dear joan is gone, knowing her and working with her and enjoying the fun times of life with her was special. she was will always be in our heart. kathy griffin said a legend, a friend, a mentor, an icon and wildly funny. one of a kind, rest in peace. and e y e she was wildly funny. >> do you think you're any
older? >> i feel great. >> you know why i feel older? i went to buy sexy underwear and they automatically gift wrapped it. >> at 81 she was as busy as ever hosting a television show with her daughter, selling goods on qvc and still performing standup comedy. she once said the scariest thing in the world to her was an empty schedule. listen. >> i'm having such a good time. and i'm doing things now that i wouldn't have done maybe ten years ago. much more edgy. much more edgy. >> edgy and clever. and she will be dearly missed. megyn. >> trace, thank you. joining me now, andy andrews, a former comedian who toured with joan rivers for two years. and during some critical times. andy, good to see you tonight. >> good to see you, megyn. >> you were with her during the time she quit carson, during the time her husband edgar committed suicide. and yet those are all things she wound up joking about, even her
husband's own suicide because she would ultimately say if you laugh about it, you can deal with it. >> joan was amazing. she was -- it was a show that made people cringe. i heard trace say that sometimes she made people cringe. and she did. and that was her show. that was joan rivers. but i knew joan rosenberg, and she was an awesome lady. >> her philosophy was she had to be honest. she had to be honest about everything. she wanted people to walk away saying she says exactly what i'm thinking. and she had a gift for that. >> you know, joan was very different in that most celebrities really kind of suck up to celebrities. but joan was on the attack for celebrities. it was around normal people that she just came out of herself. and she was so generous. megyn, i saw for two years. i saw her never turn down an autograph. i saw her give herself, her time, her money, the first tour
i ever did with her we did nine dates. and when they gave me my check at the end of the tour, i looked and it was wrong. i thought, oh, my gosh, it was for way too much. and i thought is this a test. it was more money than i ever made in my life. so i went to the dressing room and she said did you get your check, and i said, yes, ma'am, i did. she says is everything okay. i said, joan, it's for too much. she said, no, it's not. i said, joan, it's for twice as much. and she said i'm doing very well right now and that money means more to you and your family right now than that does to me. do it for somebody else one day. >> wow. that's a picture of you and joan together backstage, which is so cool for you. i know she was so hilariously funny. she was somebody who would really make you laugh out loud. she loved to target celebrities. she used to make fun of elizabeth taylor's weight. i did her a favor. she said she lost a bunch of weight she said it was because of me. she didn't know she was fat. i called it to her attention.
that's how she was. but these celebrities they hated but they loved to be made fun of by joan. >> listen, they loved it. i mean, they might get on the shows -- other shows and gripe about it, or they may talk to the national inquirer about it, but i saw -- we were selling out two shows a night all over the country. and these celebrities were in the shows. they were laughing, they loved her. >> they were hoping she would notice them, although they were sucking it in when it happened. she will be missed. andy, thanks for coming on. >> thank you. you know, just ahead, another piece of the story that everybody's talking about is what the heck went so wrong during what was supposed to be a chico's leggings. every style's a showstopper! with fabrics that flatter and prints to go wild for. legs look longer, you look leaner. any way you wear them. chico's leggings. we're famous for our legs. at chico's and chicos.com. one tried nasacort, which could take up to a week to feel maximum nasal symptom relief. the other took claritin-d,which starts to work on allergies in
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this, it would mean that nobody wants me to -- everything i ever tried to do in life didn't work. nobody cared. and i've been totally forgotten. >> her book never looked like that. that was legendary comedian joan river who is died today at the age of 81 after undergoing what is reported to be a routine throat procedure on thursday of last week. joining us now, a fox news medical correspondent and a professor of medicine at nyu langone medical center. routine throat procedure, what? outpatient? >> well, it's probably an endoscopy. >> the scope down the throat. >> the risk for the elderly is in the sedation. it's not the procedure. the procedures are relatively safe for all ages. it's moderate sedation usually something called propofol viewers may be familiar with. >> that michael jackson used to go to sleep at night. and he died. >> and the problem if it's in
the elderly over 80 years old you have to use lower doses, monitor it intensely and can cause you to stop breathing. i don't know for a fact, i've never seen the chart, i don't know her case. i'm suspicious of propofol because that's what's generally used for endoscopies these days. >> they said she was on life support. she was brain dead. and that's from a lack of oxygen to the brain. if she stopped breathing in a doctor's office while they're performing a procedure on her, wouldn't they be doing cpr? you know, they're breathing for you. they're oxygenating your brain, aren't they? >> we hope so. we don't know what her underlying medical problems were. we doept know if she had heart disease, diabetes, more complications the older you get. one would hope she's screened recently. >> we know she's gone through surgery a lot of times. >> true, but if you're in a stand alone facility like this, there's the time getting you to the hospital. even with cpr you still could end up with not enough blood flow to the brain, which is what
i think happened to her. and when they moved her to the private room as trace said, it was obvious to physicians -- >> what is the lesson for this in folks who are now thinking, man, do i need to worry if i go in for an outpatient procedure? >> here's my answer to that, when you're elderly, you need these procedures because we find more and more disease. but check out who's doing it. check out your anesthesiologist too. make sure your internist or cardiologist sees you beforehand. what are your risks? the older you get the more we're going to find in these procedures, but the more risks especially with the sedation. check before. don't just go sailing into this. no matter how many procedures you've had, this can still happen. >> if she'd had this in a hospital do you think there would be a higher chance of survival? >> look, megyn, if it were my patient, i would be more likely to do it in a hospital. i'll put it that way. >> because here in new york city something goes wrong, you sit in the ambulance, it can't get -- we've all seen it. i don't know what happened in this case, but it's hard to get from a to b in a town like this. >> and that's how come we screen
people this way. we'll take people that have more medical problems and are older and have it done in a hospital. that's what, again, i don't know the details. >> it's so sad. i mean, her daughter melissa said today her greatest joy in life was to make people laugh. although that's a difficult thing to do right now, i know her final wish would be that we return to laughing soon. thanks for being here. >> a lot of laughter went out of >> a lot of laughter went out of the world. double agents? spy thriller? you don't know "aarp"
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interview with bill ayers? you might enjoy the interview we're going to air this monday. if you don't already have a season pass to "the kelly file," get one now. have a great nig i'm megyn kelly. this is "the kelly file." welcome to "hannity." this is a fox news alert. the u.s. military conducted yet another round of air strikes against isis targets in northern iraq both yesterday and today. now, the latest strikes destroyed two isis vehicles and an observation post. now this as a lebanese news agency's reporting that a senior aide to the leader of the isis terror network has been killed by u.s. air strikes in mosul. now, for the very latest on the ground we turn to grn reporter hermoine who joins us from iraq. >> yes. well, as you say most strikes have been continuing around the mosul dam really for the last month. what we saw today was for the first time the u.s. military